Q. Is there such a thing as a "script cmdlet" in PowerShell?

A. Sort of. That is, you can write something called an advanced function that duplicates much of the behavior of a cmdlet and is written entirely in script. In PowerShell, run

  1. help about_functions_adv*

to see a list of related help topics. You can also see my blog post "Advanced Functions Part 1: Cmdlets From Scripts" and "Advanced Functions Part 2: ShouldProcess() in Your Script Cmdlets" for more information.

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